R. David Andrews
Founder & CEO
Joined Gryphon: 1995
Industry Group: Chairman, Investment Review Committee
Currently serves on Gryphon Company Boards:
Wind River Environmental
He was a former Chairman or Director of Accelerated Rehabilitation, AlliedBarton Security, Bright Now! Dental, Consolidated Fire Protection, Cummins, Eight O’Clock Coffee, Envision, Flagstone Foods, Fleet Laboratories, Gary’s Tux/Gingiss, Intelligrated, Joe’s Sports, K&N Engineering, Miller Heiman, MSD Ignition, Nursefinders, PHNS, Sheplers, SynteractHCR, TASQ Technology, Trinity Consultants, TrustHouse Services, and Update Legal.Prior to Gryphon, David’s experience included:
- Oak Hill Partners, Managing Director/Partner of the management company for Acadia Partners – a $1.8 billion investment partnership founded by Robert M. Bass. Acadia was focused on leveraged acquisitions and public high-yield securities. While at Oak Hill, David was responsible for sourcing, analyzing, executing, and monitoring private equity transactions. He successfully executed investment strategies in CapStar Hotel Company, Pinnacle Automation and Holophane, serving as a director with each company. David also served as the director responsible for monitoring Oak Hill’s control investments in Butler Aviation, Butterick Patterns, and Multi-Local Media Corporation.
- Adler & Shaykin, Private Equity Investor – a $300 million leveraged buyout fund.
- Salomon Brothers and Shearson Lehman Brothers, Investment Banker, Corporate Finance and Restructuring Groups.
M.B.A., Stanford University
J.D., Stanford University
B.A., Economics, Stanford University